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Blueberrying, Blackstone Valley

by Jacleen Charbonneau

Nothing represents New England's sunny season more than fresh blueberry picking at some of the finest local farms. And luckily, two local businesses in the Blackstone Valley are offering this luxury. Take Mendon's Christmas tree farm, Vandervalk Farm and Winery, for example. Although owners Casey and Sue Vandervalk have sold thousands of Christmas trees for the last 30 winters, the c... Read More

Webster’s newest dining spots

by Janet Stoica

WEBSTER – New eating spots are popping up all over town and Webster has four new dining establishments that foodies might want to sample.  Webster was in great need of a great cozy breakfast (and lunch/dinner) bistro and Peachtree will surely fill that hungry void.  Located in the former Titi's Townline  restaurant building, near the French River, at 29 Main Street, the building’s... Read More

JV Mechanical

Chamber Profile

The art and science of plumbing and heating today involves much more than leaky pipes or oil burner maintenance – and for JV Mechanical Contractors, Inc. in Webster, the palette includes all things from hydronic snow melting systems to oil-to-gas boiler conversions using the latest technology.

While JV Mechanical will fix your leaky pipe, much of their work today involves installation of radiant heat... Read More

Still space for kids in Grafton sports clinics

GRAFTON – Grafton Recreation Director Betty Wright tells us that there is still space available in the clinics listed below. The program is offered to Grafton residents first, but out-of-towners can enroll if space is available for an extra $10 charge. The programs continue on a weekly basis through July and August.

Baseball Clinic: This clinic will help in conditioning, hitting, base running, and drills. All of the staff... Read More

Blueberries for all, not just Sal

by Becky Harvey

Blueberry buckle, blueberry pancakes, blueberry muffins, blueberry scones…. blueberries by the handful! No matter how you eat them, freshly picked blueberries are a sweet summer treat in which anyone in our area can indulge during the hot summer month of July. Ever since I was a child, I’ve been obsessed with blueberry-picking time. It all started with my favorite book of my childhood, Blueberries for S... Read More

Electronic recycle day and bike collection

All  towns welcome Saint Anthony Church Church Electronic  recycle day and bike collection  Sat July 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at the church parking lot at 24 Dudley Hill Road, Dudley

Electronics Recycled

Accepting all electronics to include monitors, computers, computer games,  stereo equipment, copy and fax machines, printers, TVs and item that has a plug. We are also accepting any appliances, such as w... Read More

Haddad Auto Detail

When it’s car, boat, and bike care at Haddad Auto Detail.  Haddad gives a whole new meaning to the concept of cleaning your car and keeping it that way.  You’ve probably seen the sign sticking up over the highway when you’re driving down Route 290 at the Route 146 ramps.  The sign says Auto Detail, but owner Wayne Haddad says that he spends a lot of time educating his customers about what he does and what is possible to do when t... Read More

Local High School Senior Awarded Honey Dew Donuts Scholarship‏

Webster High School Senior, Joshua Farrar, received one of the Honey Dew Donuts® Scholarships at Honey Dew Donuts Annual Scholarship Breakfast on June 14th at the Renaissance Hotel in Foxboro, MA. Honey Dew Donuts Founder and President, Richard Bowen, presented his check.

Inside Indian Ranch

WEBSTER – Beyond the shores of Webster Lake, the 25-acre beachfront venue known as  Indian Ranch is best known for its 68-year tradition of outdoor country music concerts, one that continues to bring performers and music fans together every summer.

But Indian Ranch is more than the concerts – it’s also a popular campground and an event facility for social functions such as weddings, corporate outings, and holiday parties.... Read More

Perfect weather for Webster/Dudley Sidewalk Sale

by Janet Stoica

WEBSTER - Blue skies and warm weather greeted vendors and buyers alike for the Fourth Annual Sidewalk Sale sponsored by the Webster Dudley Business Alliance on Saturday, June 7.  Vehicle traffic was heavy and directed expertly by the Webster Police while customers crossed from the sunny to the shady side of Main Street viewing handmade jewelry to oil paintings to vintage postcards.

Scrubs by... Read More

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